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Real Jobs

Real Jobs, a sector-leading programme run by the Department of Typography and Graphic Communication, brings together Reading students and clients in need of design support for personalised work placements that offer...

Summer Telephone Fundraising Campaign

The Alumni and Supporter Engagement Office are launching their 2021 Summer Telephone Fundraising Campaign. Taking place from 31 May to 20 June, this campaign is focused on raising funds to support students at Reading...

Bulmershe Bursary

The University of Reading would like to express their gratitude to the alumni donor who makes the Bulmershe Bursary possible through their generous support every year. The Bulmershe Bursary offers one talented arts...

An Artistic Legacy

CONNECTED is pleased to announce the launch of Reading’s School of Art’s new collection of work, made possible by the generosity of talented artists from our alumni community. Permanently on display in the University’s...

From Isolation To Independence

Ana, an LLM International Law student from Brazil, speaks to CONNECTED about her feelings of isolation and how the Student Support Fund helped her find hope again in a challenging year. Ana travelled from Brazil to the...

Reaching More Students

As the demand for mental health services in society continues to rise, CONNECTED finds out how the University of Reading’s Life Tools Programme has adapted during the pandemic to reach more students than ever before...

A Lasting Impact

Thanks to the generosity of University donors, the Empowering Change Scholarship helps international students overcome financial barriers and reach their full potential through their studies. This scholarship supports...

Ongoing Student Hardship

A record-breaking number of students have sought financial assistance from the University’s Student Support Fund during the COVID-19 pandemic. Due to the repeated and prolonged closures of pubs, restaurants, retail and...

Nowhere Else To Turn

Psychology student, Ella Gee, found herself in a precarious financial position when COVID-19 meant she couldn’t find work. Unable to rely on her family for financial support, Ella was at serious risk of being forced to...

The Small Things

During the global pandemic, the kindness of neighbours and communities have shone through brightly. CONNECTED speaks to Reading graduate, Marian Wernham, to find out how her acts of kindness have helped others during...